Steven T. Rosen, MD, Named to Conquer Cancer Foundation Board
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named internationally renowned oncologist Steven T. Rosen, MD, FACP to its Board of Directors.
“It is an honor to welcome Dr. Steven Rosen to the Conquer Cancer Foundation Board leadership,” said W. Charles Penley, MD, FASCO, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. “Dr. Rosen has made significant contributions to the cancer community throughout his life and career, and we are fortunate to be able to draw on his passion and expertise as we seek to advance our vision—a world free from the fear of cancer.”
Dr. Rosen is the Genevieve E. Teuton Professor of Medicine and Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Rosen is recognized as a leading international figure in cancer care. He continues to provide primary oncology care to several hundred patients with hematologic malignancies and breast cancers annually. He oversees a basic science laboratory and clinical research team that has advanced novel agents and technologies, which have influenced the management of patients with blood cancers.
Dr. Rosen is the current co-principal investigator of Northwestern’s NCI-funded Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, overseeing the clinical and biologic components of the grant. He has served in an advisory capacity to the National Cancer Institute and more than 20 distinguished cancer centers across the nation. Dr. Rosen also has served on numerous editorial boards and is current editor-in-chief for Cancer Treatment & Research. He is a recipient of the “Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award”, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the distinguished “Alumni Merit Award” from Northwestern University, and is listed as one of “Chicago’s Top Doctors” and “America’s Top Doctors.”
In addition, the following members are returning for another term:
- W. Charles Penley, MD, FASCO, Chair
- Gabriel Hortobagyi, MD, FACP, FASCO, Treasurer
- John H. Glick, MD, FASCO, Secretary
- Beth Karlan, MD, Member
- Sandra M. Swain, MD, FACP, Member
To see a full list of the Foundation Board of Directors and learn more about its members, visit www.conquercancerfoundation.org/board. In addition to welcoming this class of leading visionaries, 2014 will mark the Conquer Cancer Foundation’s 15th anniversary and its longtime dedication to improving the lives of all who are touched by cancer. On this momentous occasion, the Foundation is proud to celebrate 15 years of funding breakthrough cancer research, sharing cutting-edge knowledge with patients and physicians, and enhancing the quality of care for people with cancer around the world.
The Board of Directors leadership is also excited to announce that September is Challenge Giving Month in which donations of $500 or more to the Conquer Cancer Foundation will be matched by the generous support of an anonymous individual donor. Visit www.conquercancerfoundation.org/donate in September to make a gift for double the impact.